Bradford on Avon man conned out of £2,500 in scam phone call

A CON artist who claimed they were from Microsoft convinced a young Bradford on Avon man to pay more than £2,500 to get rid of a computer virus. This is Wiltshire

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U3A celebrates five great years

The University of the Third Age group in Bradford on Avon has marked its fifth birthday, having gone from strength to strength. This is Wiltshire

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Final disappointment for Carlin

WILTSHIRE swimmer Jazz Carlin failed to add a further medal to her extensive Commonwealth Games collection after she could only finish sixth in the 800m freestyle final today. This is Wiltshire

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Towpath Mess – Bradford on Avon to Avoncliff. April 2018

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Dear local residents of Bradford on Avon. Is no one else not upset by the state of the canal towpath between Bradford on Avon and Avoncliff? There are a small minority of boaters / boats that (at times) use the towpath as their extended dumping groun...

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Man arrested after van crashes into canal bridge

A 36-year-old man is in police custody at Melksham after crashing into the Kennet & Avon Canal bridge in Bradford on Avon. This is Wiltshire

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Have your name in Boa author’s new novel

Unbound Books are currently crowdfunding An Other’s Look, the new novel by Bradford on Avon author, James Ellis. You can find out more, have your name in the book as a patron, and pre-order a paperback copy by pledging your support at: htt...

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Changes to the Bradford on Avon town bus service

Wiltshire Council have recently published some changes to the Town Bus schedule, and re-iterate that the 265 service will supplement any shortfalls presented by this. Cllr Alex Kay said: ‘The Town Council are dedicated to examine any further propos...

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Good news for our Bridge!

As you drive through our beautiful town, you will often see, come rain or shine, volunteers from the Lorry Watch team, taking note of the countless heavy goods vehicles who chose to ignore the restriction signs, and drive over our historic bridge. By...

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Rescheduled temporary Closure of: A363 (Part) St. Margaret’s Street and B3107 (Part), Bradford on Avon (25/03/2018)

Due to the recent adverse weather conditions these works have now been rescheduled to take place on Sunday 25th March 2018 (24 hours). The original plan is below for reference. Wiltshire Council apologies for any inconvenience caused. The post Resche...

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Roadworks use a longer-lasting surface

DRIVERS in Bradford on Avon have faced lengthy delays this week because of road closures, while Wiltshire Council lays a new type of surface which should mean the new road lasts longer. This is Wiltshire

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Walkers set out to raise over £60,000 for charities

AN army of more than 500 men will step out today on the Bath Men’s Walk to help raise over £60,000 for two local charities. This is Wiltshire

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Roadworks postponed this weekend

PLANS to resurface a mini-roundabout in the centre of Bradford on Avon have been postponed this weekend because of forecasted wet weather. This is Wiltshire

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ROADWORKS UPDATE: Silver Street/Market Street/Town Bridge

We have just heard from Wiltshire Council that the planned resurfacing of the mini roundabout at the junction of Market Street and Silver Street WILL NOT be taking place on Sunday 18th March as previously notified. There will be a temporary surface a...

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How your Council Tax will be spent

Leader of the Council Cllr Dom Newton outlines the town council’s budget priorities for the coming year I hope very much that you have had a great start to the year – and are enjoying the lighter evenings as we head into the Spring.   We’ve h...

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Virgin Media misses services opportunity

ONE of Britain’s biggest telecoms companies has missed the opportunity to lay cables in part of Bradford on Avon for the next five years. This is Wiltshire

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